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Pinwheels In The Garden at Monrovia Garden Club Meeting


Jeralyn Crute Sackman will speak on "Pinwheels in the Garden," about her handcrafted garden pinwheels inspired by nature at the annual tea of the Monrovia Garden Club on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at First Presbyterian Church, on the northeast corner of Myrtle and Foothill. She will have pinwheels available for purchase. Social hour with light refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Visitors welcome.

- Brad Haugaard

Husband Shares Disney Experiences | Park Closed | Free Driving Lesson


~ Monrovia High 1968 grad, Ron Husband, the first African-American animator to work for Disney Studios, shared his experience with current Monrovia High students. https://goo.gl/0ZUmJP

~ Monrovia Canyon Park closed through Feb. 20 because of the storm. https://goo.gl/R7P8KG

~ Ford Motor Company Fund is holding Driving Skills For Life, a free driver training program coming to Arcadia this March. This program is geared toward helping younger drivers become safe and cautious drivers. Drivers will receive advanced training on hazard recognition, vehicle handling, braking and stopping distance, speed management, reaction time, avoiding the dangers of distracted and impaired driving and more. There will be two sessions on March 4 and 5 at the Santa Anita Park, one from 7:30 am to noon and the afternoon session from 1 pm to 5:30 pm on both March 4 and 5. Sign up at http://www.drivingskillsforlife.com .

- Brad Haugaard 

Dinner at 38 Degrees


 
Dinner at 38 Degrees, on the south side of Colorado just east of Myrtle. Got the Thirty Eight burger for $14 and a beer for $7. Nice burger. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Coping With World Events Workshop at Monrovia Library


The local Jewish Federation is coordinating a workshop entitled, How Global Events Impact Our Lives - Tools for Coping, on Sunday, March 5, at 2:30 p.m. at the Community Room of the Monrovia Public Library. The workshop will be co-led by Dr. Jennifer R. Levin, MFT, PhD who specializes in illness, grief and growth after trauma, Jason Moss, MSW, Executive Director of the Jewish Federation, and Rabbi Noam Raucher, Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center. For more information contact the Jewish Federation at 445-0810 or federation@jewishsgpv.org.

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Police: Bad Meds; Drug Praphernalia; Ignoring Restraining Order


[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for February 13-15. - Brad Haugaard]

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 383 service events, resulting in 65 investigations.

Disturbing Subject / Possession of a Prescription Drug Without a Prescription – Suspect Arrested
February 14 at 6:02 a.m., a subject was reported to police that was yelling and swinging a piece of 2x4 wood while walking down the street in the 600 block of E. Lemon. Officers arrived and located the subject, who was determined to be a juvenile. The subject was found to be in possession of prescription medication without a prescription. He was arrested and later released to his parent with a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
February 15 at 10:46 a.m., an officer on patrol in the 300 block of W. Huntington Dr. noticed a subject that appeared suspicious. The officer made contact with the subject and during the investigation located drug paraphernalia. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody. The subject was issued a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Violation of Court Order – Suspect Arrested
February 15 at 10:49 a.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 800 block of Norumbega Dr. on the report of a restraining order violation. The caller stated her exboyfriend was at the residence in violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order. When officers arrived they located the subject and further investigation revealed the subject was in violation of a court order. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Monrovia's Senator Wants to Ban Pain-Killer Oxycondone to People Under 21


State Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Monrovia, has introduced a bill, SB 419, which would prohibit doctors from proscribing oxycodone, used to treat moderate to severe pain, to individuals under the age of 21.

Portantino's press release says Oxycodone, more commonly known by its brand name OxyContin, has become abused, often ending in addiction, tragedy and overdose.

- Brad Haugaard

Black History Month | 626 Golden Streets


~ A list of Monrovia events for Black History Month: hhttps://goo.gl/iMTPjw

~ Sunday, March 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 626 Golden Streets Event, a free 17-plus mile long San Gabriel Valley open streets festival that will temporarily open stretches of roadway from South Pasadena to Azusa for walking, jogging, skating, biking and more. More here: https://goo.gl/bCJJk3

- Brad Haugaard

$15-a-Month Water Tax Possible | Monrovia May Contract Out Bill Collecting | Office Vacancy Rate Healthier


In his weekly report ( https://goo.gl/1XIzs4 ), City Manager Oliver Chi reports that ...

~ If a proposed tax to buy water to replenish our supply is approved, "the estimated customer cost impact for everyone located in the Main San Gabriel Basin will eventually reach around $15 / month." Chi said we need another "130.3 billion gallons of water" to get back to normal water levels. Yes, even taking the rain into account.

~ Monrovia is thinking of contracting out its utility bill collecting and processing to a private company.

~ Monrovia's office space vacancy rate was over 17% in 2015 but is now below 10%, and the city has added about 1,900 jobs, which means more people shopping and dining in town. Chi said the city has been working to attract science and biotech companies. Some companies that have moved to - or are consolidating in - Monrovia are:

Beckman Research Institute, ~600 jobs;
Aerovironment, ~250 jobs;
City of Hope, ~150 jobs;
Oak Crest Institute of Science, ~45 jobs;
Southern California News Group, ~200 jobs;
Cacique - 28,000 square feet, ~250 jobs;
Yang Ming Shipping - 25,000 square feet, ~150 jobs;
Worley Parsons - 300+ jobs.

- Brad Haugaard

Suspects Arrested in Restaurant Break-Ins | State of the City Address


~ Three suspects have been arrested for break-ins at two Monrovia restaurants, Smashburger and Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, on Huntington: https://goo.gl/HU8una

~ Comments by Mayor and City Council members at the State of the City Address: https://goo.gl/ZqBhxD

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Police: Man Shot At, Suspects Arrested; Multiple Vehicle Burglaries; Boyfriend Shoves Girlfriend; Burglary Pursuit - Two Arrested; Etc.


[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for February 9-12. - Brad Haugaard]

Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events.

Shooting Incident – Suspects Arrested
February 9 at 6:50 p.m., officers responded to the report of shots fired in the 100 block of Los Angeles. The victim was sitting in his vehicle waiting on a family member who was inside a residence when two suspects approached him and brandished a firearm. When the victim tried to flee in his vehicle, one of the suspects began firing rounds toward him. The victim was not hit. Responding officers searched the area and located both suspects. The victim positively identified the suspects and both were arrested and taken into custody.

Vehicle Burglaries
On February 9 in the evening, multiple vehicle burglaries were reported to police. Four vehicles were burglarized in the 800 to 900 blocks of W. Huntington and two in the 1100 block of E. Huntington. In all but one of the incidents, the windows were smashed and items left in the vehicles were taken. In the one incident, it appears that someone attempted to use a window punch and damaged the window, but it did not shatter. The investigations are continuing.

Theft of Mail
February 10 at 8:58 a.m., a theft of mail from a residence in the 900 block of Norumbega was reported to police. The mail was taken from the mailbox the day prior. The investigation is continuing.

Petty Theft
February 10 at 6:30 p.m., a petty theft was reported in the 1800 block of S. Tenth Avenue. A package was taken from the mailbox on the porch of the residence. The investigation is continuing.

Domestic Battery
February 10 at 9:15 a.m., a female and male subject were involved in an argument in a business parking lot in the 700 block of E. Huntington in a vehicle. The subjects are boyfriend and girlfriend. The male suspect pulled the female out of the vehicle by her arms and pushed her in the chest. The female victim fell to the ground and hit her head. The suspect fled the area in the vehicle. Officers attempted to contact the suspect, but he was not located. A wanted person’s entry was made into the law enforcement database for the suspect. The investigation is continuing.

Trespassing – Suspect Arrested
February 11 at 10:39 a.m., a resident in the 1400 block of S. Magnolia called to report her daughter had broken into her residence. The resident had previously completed a no trespassing order for her daughter. Officers arrived at the location and contacted the daughter inside the home. She was arrested for trespassing.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
February 11 at 11:48 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop for vehicle code violations on Myrtle at Railroad. The occupants of the vehicle were identified and field interview cards were completed as two of the occupants were documented gang members. One of them was found to have a bench warrant for his arrest. He was arrested for the warrant and taken into custody.

Warrant Arrest / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Suspect Arrested
February 11 at 2:50 p.m., officers on patrol saw a subject they knew had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The subject was detained and the warrant was confirmed. The subject was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and taken into custody.

Residential Burglary
February 11 at 4:15 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 800 block of E. Foothill that had occurred on February 9. The victim reported that the rear door to her home had been pried open. There was no loss. The investigation is continuing.

Hit and Run Traffic Collision / Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested
February 11 at 5:00 p.m., an injury traffic collision occurred at Colorado and Magnolia. Officers responded and conducted an investigation. One party failed to stop for the stop sign at Colorado and Magnolia, causing the collision. The vehicle then fled the scene and was followed by the victim. The suspect eventually stopped several blocks away. The victim suffered minor complaint of pain injuries. Officers determined the suspect was under the influence of alcohol. He was arrested and taken into custody.

Medical Assist / Negligent Discharge of a Firearm
February 11 at 8:28 p.m., an officer responded to a medical assist in the 200 block of E. Olive. A male adult was teaching his adult daughter gun safety and discharged the weapon, shooting himself in the hand. A verified complaint will be forwarded to the District Attorney’s office for negligent discharge of a firearm.

Speeding / Warrant – Suspects Arrested
February 11 at 10:13 p.m., the Foothill Air Support Team helicopter observed two vehicles racing at a high rate of speed and contacted police. Officers responded and were able to locate one of the vehicles involved. The driver was cited for speeding and a passenger was arrested for an outstanding warrant.

Assault / Suspicious Circumstances
February 11 at 11:21 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of E. Pomona Avenue regarding subjects causing a disturbance. When officers arrived, they saw several vehicles leaving the area. An ambulance driver pointed out one vehicle and it was stopped for investigation. The driver was found to have a laceration on his head. One of the passengers was passed out and had a head injury and a second passenger possibly had a broken leg. The subjects stated they were assaulted on Pomona Avenue by a group of people, but would not provide any other information and were uncooperative with the officers. The subjects were taken to the hospital for treatment. Through further investigation, it was learned that the subjects were involved in a fight. They said they were assaulted by multiple subjects outside of a party at a residence on Pomona that they were attending. They said they did not know who the suspects were or why they assaulted them.

An officer made contact with the residents at the location of the party. The residents told the officers the three victims were not invited to the party and were asked to leave. They said the subjects left the location, but were confronted outside on the street by unknown subjects, who were also not invited to the party, and an altercation occurred. The residents did not know who any of the subjects were and were not able to provide any possible suspect information. The investigation is continuing.

Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
February 11 at 12:40 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Canyon and Palm regarding a female victim who was thrown on the ground by a male suspect. Officers arrived and located a female with visible injuries. The male suspect was arrested and taken into custody for domestic violence.

Warrants – Suspect Arrested
February 12 at 4:05 p.m., two suspicious subjects were reported in a business parking lot in the 1600 block of S. Mountain. An officer arrived and contacted the subjects. One of the subjects was found to have outstanding warrants for his arrest. The subject was arrested and taken into custody for the warrants.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
February 12 at 8:34 p.m., officers responded to the 800 block of Wildrose regarding a subject walking in and out of traffic and yelling at people. An officer arrived and located the subject in the 200 block of S. Mountain. The subject had a bloody lip and appeared intoxicated. Further investigation revealed he was fighting with family members and a computer check revealed he was wanted by San Dimas Sheriff’s Department for felony battery. The subject was arrested and San Dimas Sheriff’s deputies responded to take custody of the suspect.

Burglary Pursuit – Suspects Arrested
February 13 at 3:55 a.m., an officer responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 600 block of W. Huntington. As he entered the parking lot, he saw a silver Toyota Camry with paper plates attempting to flee the location at a high rate of speed. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspects failed to yield and the officer went in pursuit. The vehicle headed east on Huntington, left onto Mayflower, and turned right onto Chestnut, where the suspects jumped out and ran from the vehicle in the 400 block of W. Chestnut. Neighboring agencies responded to assist in the search for the suspects. Two suspects were located and arrested, the third was not located. Further Investigation revealed that two businesses in the 600 block of W. Huntington were broken into and the vehicle used by the suspects was stolen from the city of Colton.

Senator's Bill Would Require Monrovia Schools to Start Later In the Day


State Senator Anthony Portantino, who represents Monrovia, has introduced Senate Bill 328, which would apparently affect Monrovia schools. It would require California school districts to start their middle and high school days no earlier than 8:30 a.m. A press release from Portantino's office says the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that time and says that the time change would increase attendance rates, raise grades, scores, student attention, and reduce car accidents, disciplinary actions, and cut down on students sleeping through lectures. I checked and it appears Monrovia High School begins its Period 0 at 7 a.m. and its Period 1 at 8 a.m. https://goo.gl/3SO6t1

- Brad Haugaard

Oke Poke Restaurant Now Open


 
Now open in the Pavilion shopping center at Foothill and Myrtle. Poke is raw fish with sauce and toppings on rice or noodles. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Monrovia's Clifton Middle School is a State 'Model' School


State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that 11 high-performing California middle schools have been designated as model middle grades schools. One of these is Monrovia's Clifton Middle School. https://goo.gl/Ya0Hkw

- Brad Haugaard

Dinner at Jim's Burger


 
Dinner at Jim's Burger, on Duarte Road at Sixth. Got the combo burrito for $6.45 and medium iced tea for $1.15. Quite filling. 

- Brad Haugaard 

Monrovia Train Station Rehab Groundbreaking


Photos of the groundbreaking ceremony for rehabilitation of the old Monrovia train station: https://goo.gl/qxrwnf

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Police: Threats With a Knife; Elder Abuse; Lexus Window Smashed; Etc.


[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for February 6-8. - Brad Haugaard]

During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 360 service events, resulting in 68 investigations.

Attempt Burglary
February 6 at 7:37 a.m., the owner of a business in the 100 block of E. Chestnut called police to report an attempt burglary at the business. Someone had tampered with the chain link fence that encloses his compressor and the rear door of his business. The suspect pried the chain link fence open and attempted to pry open the rear door, but was unsuccessful and there was no loss. The investigation is continuing.

Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
February 6 at 10:41 a.m., a shoplifting incident was reported at a business in the 1600 block of S. Mountain. A suspect entered the store, selected merchandise from the shelf and attempted to make a fraudulent return of the stolen merchandise. The suspect was arrested and taken into custody.

Trespassing – Suspect Arrested
February 6 at 11:58 a.m., a resident in the 1400 block of S. Magnolia Avenue called police to report her daughter was trespassing on her property. The investigation revealed the suspect was served with a valid no trespassing order and had gained entry into the property by unknown means. She was located inside the location in violation of the order and was arrested.

Elder Abuse – Suspect Arrested
February 6 at 3:30 p.m., during a follow up investigation of a reported elder abuse incident, the suspect was contacted and interviewed. The suspect admitted to taking checks and cashing them from her elderly family member’s bank account, totaling over $3000. The suspect was arrested and is being held pending her court appearance.

Commercial Burglary
February 7 at 6:04 a.m., a burglary was reported at a business in the 100 block of E. Chestnut Avenue. The suspect gained entry into the building by forcing open the rear door. A laptop and hand drill were taken. The investigation is continuing.

Assault With a Deadly Weapon / Criminal Threats – Suspect Arrested
February 7 at 11:49 p.m., officers were dispatched on the report of an assault with a deadly weapon at a business in the 600 block of S. Myrtle. The suspect entered the business and approached an employee. He pointed a knife at the employee and made terrorist threats, saying he wanted to kill her. The suspect moved toward the employee in a threatening manner and then fled on foot. Officers searched the area and located the suspect. He was arrested and taken into custody.

Attempt Vehicle Burglary
February 7 at 7:38 p.m., officers responded to a business in the 700 block of E. Huntington regarding a vehicle burglary. The victim parked his 2015 Lexus in the parking lot and went into the business. When he returned to the vehicle, he noticed his window had been smashed. Surveillance video shows two suspects arriving in a black Jeep Cherokee. One of the suspects was seen in the video breaking the driver's side window and the two suspects flee when the alarm on the vehicle sounds. The investigation is continuing.

Residential Burglary
February 7 at 7:52 p.m., dispatch received a report of an alarm activation at a residence in the 200 block of Terrace View. Officers arrived and did not see any vehicles leaving the property. Further investigation revealed the side and rear door to the residence were both forced open. Officers searched the residence, but no suspects were found. It appears the suspects ransacked the home and were inside for some time before setting off the alarm. The investigation is continuing.

Residential Burglary
February 8 at 10:16 a.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of Terrace View. The back door had been forced open and the home had been ransacked. The loss could not be determined until the homeowners could inventory the location. The investigation is continuing.

Grand Theft Auto
February 8 at 11:33 a.m., the victim of a grand theft called police to report her son had stolen her vehicle, a 2011 Mercedes C300 from the 1000 block of E. Huntington. Attempts were made to contact the suspect with no results. The investigation is continuing.

Grand Theft Auto Recovery / Possession of Loaded Firearm – Suspects Arrested
February 8 at 4:35 p.m., officers located a stolen vehicle traveling north on Myrtle at Chestnut. The vehicle was stopped on Foothill and two occupants were arrested. A loaded firearm was discovered inside the center console of the vehicle. The suspects are being held until their court appearance.

Black History Events Planned for February


Events planned for Black History Month by the Monrovia-Duarte Black Alumni Association. https://goo.gl/RvtcSZ

- Brad Haugaard

Serious Crime Up Almost 20% in Monrovia - 100% Jump in Rape and Attempted Rape; Homeless Squad; Gender-Neutral Bathrooms; Etc.


In his weekly report ( https://goo.gl/U1npou ), City Manager Oliver Chi reports ...

~ Serious crime was up almost 20% in Monrovia last year. There were 893 serious (Part 1) crimes, compared to 750 in 2015. That means 143 more victims. Part 1 crimes include murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, auto theft, and arson. Plus:

- 120 more larceny incidents, a 24% increase.
- 29 more burglary and attempted burglary incidents, a 28% increase.
- 11 more assault incidents, a 50% increase.
- 4 more rape and attempted rape incidents, a 100% increase.

There are similar and even greater increases throughout the state. Law enforcement officials attribute it to the passage of Assembly Bill 109, Proposition 47, and Proposition 57. The city is coming up with ways to address the issue. Chi adds: "As these strategies are developed, we would continue to urge that all residents stay vigilant."

~ Monrovia has been awarded $65,000 in grants to establish a two-person "homeless response squad" (two officers who will work five hours a week on homeless issues), and another $40,000 to train officers to work with a mental health clinician in dealing with homeless issues.

~ The city is replacing big water valves ($39,480)on February 8. Chi said "there will be no water service delivery disruption during this time, and water customers should see no impact whatsoever during our work."

~ Two elections coming up: A special LA County Election on March 7 to consider a .25% sales tax increase to raise money for homeless services; and the Monrovia municipal election. Contested positions in the local election are for Mayor, you get your choice between incumbent Tom Adams and challenger Mark Harris; and for City Counil you get to vote for two of the following: challenger Clifford DeCosta, incumbent Larry Spicer, and incumbent Alexander Blackburn.

~ To comply with state law, the city will be transforming two bathrooms at City Hall to be for any gender. Single-stall men's and women's bathrooms are now apparently illegal for government facilities.

~ Yermo is interested in buying tworeserve fire engines for $50,000. Monrovia has wanted to sell them.

~ City staff worked with Monrovia Youth Baseball League to prepare the baseball field at Recreation Park for the league's Opening Day activities, on Saturday, Feb. 25. Pancake breakfast at 8 a.m. and ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

- Brad Haugaard

Monrovia Police: Using Pistol to Take Bike; Drunkenness; Burglary; Etc.


[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for February 2-5. - Brad Haugaard]

Following are the weekend’s highlighted issues and events.

Weapons Offense
February 2 at 9:50 p.m., an officer was flagged down in the 300 block of W. Maple by a male subject. The subject told the officer that a male Hispanic and a male Black confronted him at a fast food restaurant at Huntington and Mayflower. The suspects accused him of taking a bicycle and brandished a pistol. The suspects then fled in a gray Nissan Altima and headed east through the alley.

Domestic Violence – Suspect Arrested
February 3 at 12:41 a.m., officers responded to a residence in the 1500 block of Alamitas Avenue regarding a male and female who had been arguing. The female stated that the male became upset with her and grabbed her around the throat. He also threatened to kill her if she called the police. The male suspect was arrested for domestic violence and taken into custody.

Criminal Threats
February 3 at 5:52 a.m., police dispatch received a phone call from a suspect who was making threats regarding violence against the high school. Officers were deployed to the high school for security and to investigate. No verified threat could be established. The school resource officer stayed at the high school throughout the day. No suspects were located. The investigation is continuing.

Petty Theft – Suspect Arrested
February 3 at 5:30 p.m., a petty theft was reported at a business in the 300 block of W. Huntington. A male adult stole merchandise from the store. Officers arrived and located the subject, who had no identification on him. He was arrested and taken into custody. The subject was identified and later released on a citation to appear in court on the charges.

Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
February 3 at 7:08 p.m., officers responded to a park in the 300 block of S. Myrtle regarding a male subject yelling at families in the park. The officers determined the subject was drunk and he was arrested for public intoxication.

Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance – Suspect Arrested
February 3 at 10:16 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 400 block of E. Colorado regarding a subject causing a disturbance. An area check was conducted and the subject found. Through investigation, officers determined the subject was under the influence of drugs. The suspect was arrested.

Warrant – Suspect Arrested
February 3 at 10:46 p.m., an officer was on patrol at a park in the 100 block of W. Palm when he contacted a subject. A computer check revealed the subject had an outstanding warrant. The suspect was arrested for the warrant.

Public Intoxication – Suspect Arrested
February 4 at 12:53 a.m., a vehicle was reported to police that was parked on the street and facing the wrong way. An officer located the vehicle and found a male subject asleep behind the wheel of the vehicle. The keys were not in the ignition and the engine was cold. The male was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for being drunk in public.

Shoplifting – Suspect Arrested
February 5 at 1:23 p.m., loss prevention at a business in the 500 block of W. Huntington called police to report a shoplifter. They observed a subject select an item from inside the store and leave without paying. They followed the subject out of the store, but lost sight of him as he entered another location. Officers responded to the location and located the suspect, who was found to have several outstanding warrants also. He was arrested and taken into custody.

Residential Burglary
February 5 at 1:52 p.m., a residential burglary was reported in the 200 block of N. Mountain. The victim left her residence for a few hours and when she returned, she discovered her room and a hallway closet had been ransacked. The loss was jewelry. The investigation is continuing.

Monrovia School Enrollment Continues to Fall; Electric School Buses; Etc.


At next Wednesday's School Board meeting (agenda), the board will ...

~ Hear that student attendance at Monrovia schools is continuing down. It fell off 237 students between the day it was measured for the 2015-16 year and the day it was measured for the 2016-17 year. Down from 5,8338 to 5,601. This will affect the amount of money the district gets in the 2017-18 school year.

~ Consider applying for a grant to buy three electric school buses to replace its aging buses. If the district gets the grant, he South Coast Air Quality Management District will kick in $1,114,068, plus another $60,000 for electric charging stations.

~ Consider a three-year contract with Granicus Inc. to provide online access to agendas and minutes and reports and stuff for $600 a month.

- Brad Haugaard